Baylor has assembled a national brain trust consisting of leading-edge litigation specialists, seasoned general counsel, accomplished judges, top litigation professors, and nationally recognized thought leaders. For one week each trimester, the Baylor Law Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management program brings participants face-to-face with some of the foremost experts in their respective fields, providing the opportunity to learn from the best.

James E. Wren

Professor Jim Wren knows how to talk to juries, and he knows how to teach law students and young lawyers to talk to juries. Professor Wren graduated with a J.D. cum ... Full Bio

Elizabeth M. Fraley

Elizabeth M. Fraley joined the faculty of the Baylor Law School as a full-time professor in Fall 2015. Professor Fraley, a prominent Dallas trial lawyer, teaches in ... Full Bio

Kyle Dreyer

Professor Dreyer is an accomplished trial lawyer who has managed and tried complex litigation across the United States. Full Bio

Stephen Rispoli

Stephen Rispoli earned his political science degree from Baylor University in 2009, his J.D. from Baylor Law... Full Bio

Stephen Boyd

Boyd is an attorney with Shackelford Melton McKinley and Norton... Full Bio

Brett Burney

Brett Burney is the founder of Burney Consultants, which provides independent and consulting services to corporate executives and legal professionals. Full Bio

Keith Calcote

Keith Calcote is an experienced trial lawyer and Head of Litigation at Motiva Enterprises, LLC, a Houston-based subsidiary of Saudi Aramco in the oil refining and marketing business. Full Bio

William P. Farrell Jr.

Longford Capital is a private investment company in the commercial litigation finance industry that provides capital solutions to leading law firms, public and private companies, universities, government agencies, and other entities involved in large-scale, commercial legal disputes. Full Bio

Laura Clark Fey, Principal, Fey LLC

Laura, a member of the inaugural class of Privacy Law Specialists (IAPP) and the inaugural class of IAPP Fellows of Information Privacy, leads Fey LLC, a law firm specializing in data protection & privacy and information governance. Full Bio

David Dial

Dial leads his firm’s nationally recognized Construction Litigation Practice and is the counsel of choice among major players in the construction industry. Full Bio

Steven M. Geiszler

Steven Geiszler is U.S. Chief Intellectual Property Litigation Counsel for Huawei, one of the world’s largest technology companies. Full Bio

Judge Rodney Gilstrap

Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap sits on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and presides over one of the largest and most active civil trial dockets in the nation. Full Bio

Gina C. Green, Ph.D.

Professor Green has over eight years of industry experience in Database Design and Administration and currently teaches Foundations of Database Management and Data Warehousing courses in the Hankamer School of Business. Full Bio

Nick Groombridge

A partner in the Litigation Department of Paul Weiss, Nicholas Groombridge focuses exclusively on intellectual property litigation matters. Full Bio

Chad A. Hanson, Ph.D.

Doctor Hanson is a Senior Legal Specialist, Intellectual Property Litigation, for Medtronic, plc. Before joining Medtronic... Full Bio

Holly Hernandez

Holly Hernandez is an attorney with over twenty years of professional legal experience serving as in-house counsel to small, technology start-ups as well as multi-national conglomerates and publicly- traded companies. Full Bio

Laura A. Hernández

Laura A. Hernández joined the faculty of Baylor Law School in 2008 following 11 years as a litigator. She teaches Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Civil Rights ... Full Bio

Cliff Hutchinson

Cliff Hutchinson retired in 2018 as a litigation partner at K & L Gates LLP, with over 35 years of experience in litigating complex commercial and personal injury cases, particularly cases involving scientific and evidentiary issues. Full Bio

Judge James E. Kinkeade

The honorable James E. Kinkeade serves on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Full Bio

Chelsey Lambert

Chelsey Lambert is the founder of Lex Tech Review, Co-CEO of Legal Tech Media Group, and Co-Founder of Events.Legal. Full Bio

Chris Martin

Christopher W. Martin is the Founding Partner of Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P. Full Bio

Anna McGrane

Anna McGrane is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of PacerPro. Full Bio

Sterling Miller

Sterling Miller currently serves as Senior Counsel at Hilgers Graben, and has nearly twenty-five years of in-house legal experience. Full Bio

Michael Morrison

Baylor Law Professor Mike Morrison holds the William J. Boswell Chair of Law and has been designated as a Baylor University Outstanding ... Full Bio

Ben Ostapuk

Ben Ostapuk is Vice President, Director of Intel's Intellectual Property Legal Group. Full Bio

Robert Parker

Robert Parker has nearly 30 years of experience as a litigation attorney in ITC and IP litigation, commercial litigation, and ... Full Bio

Stacie Petter

Dr. Stacie Petter teaches introductory analytics courses to graduate students in the Hankamer School of Business. Full Bio

Gerald Powell

During his undergraduate days at Baylor University, Professor Gerald R. Powell was a top debater. He reigned as champion of the Southwest Conference and qualified for ... Full Bio

Basha Rubin

Basha Rubin is the CEO and Co-Founder of Priori, the legal marketplace changing the way in-house teams find, hire and manage outside counsel. Full Bio

Rory Ryan

Professor Ryan teaches Federal Courts and consults across the country on appeals and complex litigation. Full Bio

Christopher M. Schultz

An experienced commercial and intellectual property litigator and eDiscovery expert, Chris Schultz leads engagement teams assisting clients with a full range of litigation, discovery, and litigation readiness projects. Full Bio

Charles Stanton (Stan) Perry

Stan Perry’s practice spans the gamut of product liability and mass tort litigation, where he is known in particular for his defense of clients in toxic tort matters (in particular, benzene). Full Bio

Violet Sullivan

With a background in both litigation and transactional law, Professor Violet Sullivan is an experienced cybersecurity and privacy attorney who provides expert guidance to corporate clients nationwide. Full Bio

Robin Wakefield

Robin Wakefield is a tenured, full professor teaching Business Intelligence, Business Analytics and Quantitative Research Methods in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. Full Bio